In article <email@example.com>,
Jeff Liebermann <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> The easiest way to obtain this feature is to add a stand alone media
> which will do everything your Vizio TV should have done.
That last link is a pretty good article. I have the WD Live.
Unfortunately, Playon and TVersity are Winders-only products; I
understand that they're very good.
For the unwashed, there's Mediatomb, which works, but isn't under
"active" development (although they claim that they'll get back to it
once they've finished college or something). http://mediatomb.cc/
It's a bit picky to set up, and it's incredibly insecure -- it exposes
your filesystem to god and everyone. But it works, and if you enjoy
tinkering with XML files ...
I mentioned Serviio in a previous post.
The WD Live supports Samba, and I was using it that way until Apple
destroyed Samba in their latest big upgrated (10.7.x, or Lion). So I
moved to UPnP/DLNA and I'm glad I did. It seems much smoother.
Although, that's probably the subjective Warren-benchmark-suite "Hmm.
.... do not cover a warm kettle or your stock may sour. -- Julia Child